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♪ >> "action news," delaware valley's leading news program, with melissa magee, jeff skversky and walter perez. ♪ ♪ >> saturday night. walter perez is off. i'm alicia vitarelli. the big story is in delaware. three people were injured in a crash tonight. authorities tell "action news" the suspect was fleeing police when he hit another car. two people in the car and the suspect were taken to hospital for fremont. thtreatment.>> the suspect was t the scene. it's not clear what set off the
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chase. now searching for a predator that sexual assaulted a four-year-old girl. annie mccormick has the latest on the investigation and the search for the predator. annie? >> alicia, local, state and federal authorities are on the case. they are looking for any and all leads. new county police say they have received tips but they are looking for more. >> if you don't recognize this person, don't talk to them at all. puppy or candy or anything, don't go near them. >> parents and kids remain on high alert following the kidnapping of a four-year-old girl outside playing with friends. >> there are a lot of kids in the neighborhood and no one is
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out today. >> a patrol car was near the site of the ak deduction. the passer by found the victim walking along the street of banning park. the young girl was barely clothed. police say she was sexual assaulted. police found a potential lead, suspicious tire tracks possibly from a quick get away. banning park saturday, people praised the young child's bravery. >> police are looking for a sedan with tinted windows. the community is looking too. >> we are looking for the vehicle. everyone is looking for the vehicle. >> let's hope he turns himself in. he has a lot of eyes on him right now. >> police say that the community
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has been supportive. they are still gathering surveillance video since it's a big area they have to cover. with the surveillance video they have gotten, they are going through that as well hoping to get an image of the man. annie mccormick, "action news." back to you. >> a seven-year-old in quakertown says a man jumped out from behind a bush and tried to grab him. police were called to elm street for an attempted abduction. the boy ran to his elementary school and was later gotten by his mother. >> police are looking for 55-year-old jorge arcinieja. police found several men
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frequenting the home for a short period of time and leaving. they found a 25-year-old woman confined in the bedroom. she's been forced to perform elicit attacks. jorge arcinieja is being held on $250,000 bail. we have an update to a story "action news" brought you in february. 59-year-old jaun barclay is charged with setting three separate fires including one at the 4th street del delicatessen. >> we are tracking a warm up that makes it feel like the beginning of summer making us wonder, what happened to spring? melissa magee with the details. we have earned this. >> yeah, we have spring temperatures right now. we are in store for a rapid warm up across the region.
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yesterday a high of 51. today, 60 in the city. average this time of year, one degree off the mark today. numbers are better as we get to sunday. right now, 53 in philadelphia. 55 washington d.c. cooler off to the north and west. syracuse 37. upper 30s in buffalo. 556 to the south in roanoke, virginia. we have mostly clear skies with high pressure situated to the south. by tomorrow, it moves farther east. we tap the return flow and into the warm air and milder air tomorrow. as we look at our day planner, sunday, second half of the weekend, 50-degrees. bright and sunny as we get to the afternoon hours, climbing to the middle and upper 60s along the i-95 area. we track the summer preview next
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week with a run at records, flirting with 80s. we have the details in the forecast, alicia. >> just a reminder, whatever weather is in store get updates using the abc6 app. it's a free download for your mobile diswies. >device.>> tonight we hear that. plans to keep up the pressure on syria after a strike at the air base there. president trump tweeted a congratulations to men and women. but george stephanopolis was told it didn't make a change. >> we are asking him to stop use of the weapons. other than that, there is no change to the military posture.
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the white house said there will be sanctions and the pentagon is probing whether russia itself was involved in the chemical attack. air strikes have hit the town involved in that attack. >> there are new developments in the investigation of yesterday's deadly truck attack in stockholm, sweden. the suspect has been identified as a 39-year-old from uzbekistan. there was after device in the driver side of the truck but they don't know if it's dangerous. so far no indication of a larger plot. four people were killed and 15 5 injured when the suspect drove into the crowd and then into the side of a department store. an explosive device was found downtown oslo last night. they have arrested the suspect. police did not give further
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information about the suspect or device. it was found under the underground station. the area was swept to remove people from bars and restaurants. >> an american soldier was killed while operating operations in afghanistan. a spokesman tweeted that the soldier was mortally wounded during an operation. the soldier's name has not been announced and no other information has been released. >> a staff sergeant killed in the middle east was buried with full military honors. >> a seven year veteran's weapon's loader was remembered in westchester. she died when the bomb she was handling slipped off the track and hit her in the head.
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she was known to colleagues as the mom of the "flight line." >> there is more to come on "action news" tonight. >> a florida father thought it would be a good idea to let his young teen take his car for a spin. he faces charges for what happened next. >> in south carolina, a powerful gust of wind sends a bounce house airborne. jeff scaversky has flyer news in sports and melissa magee returns with more on our summer like warm up when "action news" continues this saturday night. ♪ ♪ are allergies holding you back?
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>> solomon loved matthews like he was her own son. they talked several times a day but something felt wrong. >> he called me like 30 times literally. something didn't feel right. >> police say after 12:30 a.m. matthews was walking with a friend in the nicetown section. >> whoever he was with, they were walking to the parking lot and gunshots were fired from a car or passer by. i'm not sure. >> matthews was hit twice, once in the chest and once in the neck. he died at the hospital. the city of philadelphia is offering $20,000 reward money for that person that leads to an
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arrest of that person responsible. all calls will remain anonymous. >> he will live on through a group he created, crime. >> everyone in the group works in college or has graduated college and help the boy in the neighborhood play basketball and things like that. >> i'm rick williams, "action news." >> five children were hurt in south carolina when a gust of wind caused a bounce house to go airborne. it happened at the church's spring carnival. witnesses say it took everyone by surprise. >> big gust of air. the bounce house flew 20 feet. >> first responders say the bounce house hit power lines and
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several children fell 40 feet to the ground. there is no word from the hospital of the severity of the injuries, but the church's pastor asked for prayer for everyone involved. a florida dad has been arrested for letting his 13-year-old son take a joyride in the family car with a two-year-old passenger. the boy went through a stop sign, missed a turn and landed upside down in the canal as you can see. the teen was able to get out and get the toddler out. neither was seriously hurt. >> a full heroin addict, selling my soul to get high. when i realized i needed help i didn't know where to go. but i got help and you can too. you're not alone. help is within reach. this is governor chris christie. call 844 reach nj or visit
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>> a british group believes it's smashed the record for the most hot air balloons to cross the english channel in a single day. more than 80 of balloons made it across the water from britain to france. the same record set a record six years ago with 49 balloons crossing the english channel. the group hopes to raise british pounds for charity. melissa magee is here with the forecast and a return to the 80s. >> we have a revival going on. we'll show you what's going on outside. it's dry, no precipitation. high pressure in control for the weekend and the rest of tonight. the action camera outside earlier tonight along the avenue
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of the arts on broad street near city hall. a lot of activity as people are out enjoying the warmth and milder air this time of year. right now in philadelphia, 53. 49 in lancaster, 40 in the poconos, 47 in allentown. new jersey 36678950 in beach haven. satellite 6, quiet with mostly clear skies along the mid atlantic region. it's all because of high pressure to the south and area of low pressure to depart. clear conditions up and down the i-95 cor corridor. we have a moonlit sky, 33 in the suburbs and 38 philadelphia for the oanl overnight low. 8:00 sunday, not a bad start. temperature in the i-95 corridor
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upper 30s. 41 millville. 43 dover and wildwood. through the afternoon hours tapping the westerly wind, 4:00 p.m. tomorrow in philadelphia, we are in the upper 60s. 64 in allentown. 60 in the poconos. wildwood 57. outside tomorrow, maybe the park, phils are home, first pitch, 1:30, lower 60s. ninth inning, plenty of sunshine and 67 for the high. we are tracking a jet stream to the north allowing warm air to the south to work its way to the region with the bermuda high off the coast, west to southwesterly winds kick in. testimonies next week, 15 to
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20-degreeses above average. the exclusive forecast, brighter and warmer, 6 68 for the high. monday, a summer preview, high of 81. pass over beginning at sundown. tuesday, 84 for the high. if we hit that, we'll tie the record for the day. wednesday, cloudy, 72. thursday, it's sunny and nice with a high of 70. good friday, showers possible and 64 with the philadelphia union at home. as we get to next saturday, partly sunny with a high of 66. we go to the 60s tomorrow, bypass the 70s, 80s knick next . >> you see everything in ocean city new jersey for the doo da parade. >> there were costumes of all
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types, marching bands and grand martial regis philbin waving to the crowd. he hosted the mr. mature parade. they promised 500 basset hounds. we didn't count but there were a lot. now here are tonight's powerplay numbers. ♪ ♪
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organization. the phillies, if they play like this every game, they are golden. >> did you see that? phillies scoring more runs tonight than the rest of the season combined. the phillies have been playing baseball since 1883, 135 years. tonight against the nationals, they do something they have never done before in the history of this franchise. check it out against the nationals. first inning, tommy joseph starting the season rbi single 3-0 phillies. three run triple, 8-0 triples. runs falling over the place. later in the first, franco, rbi double, 10-0. phillies are not done. michael saunders rbi do you believe, 11-0 phillies.
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tommy boy, another rbi single. phillies score 12 runs in the first. they get a standing ovation. one through six hitters 9 for 9, 11rbi's. phillies win 17-3. >> tonight was a good night for a lot of us. a lot of guys were able to hit the ball hard. >> we took advantage of a lot of mistakes by the pitching staff. it's great to see. hopefully we save some for tomorrow. >> wow. what a night by the phillies. >> hurting with too many injuries and losses, sixer coacher brett brown says their team is fighting to the end. fighting to
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fighting for the bask. the homey scores 14 on his 23 birthday. bucks beat them up in the third and put it away in the fourth. sixers lose 90-82, their sixth straight loss. >> the flyers go home tomorrow for good without a playoff trip though they have won more home games than any other team in the last 16 years. thumbs up is right. flyers with two quick goals against michael delgato. sergei, 2-0 flyers on the powerplay. jake voracek, first powerplay since end of february. flyers win 4-2, six straight at home. steve mason soon to be free agent may have played his final game as a flyer.
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flyer season ends tomorrow against carolina. mason is not expected to play. still to come in sports, end of the day, will charlie hoffman win the masters? the shot that could end it. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪
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